||Arthur Tudor KG KB was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.|
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Titles of Sir Arthur Tudor: (Royal Ancestry)
He died a few months after he married.
(Royal Ancestry) Arthur, Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, died at Ludlow Castle, Shropshire 2 April 1502, and was buried at Worcester Cathedral.
(Royal Tombs of Medieval England) Arthur married Katherine of Aragon on 14 November 1501. Less than six months later he died at Ludlow Castle on 2 April 1502, aged fifteen years old. There are several accounts of his funeral, which appear to derive from an original record made by an attendant herald, most likely Garter King of Arms, John Writhe (d.1504). Arthur's body was embalmed and 'chested' in a wooden coffin, apparently without the customary led inner coffin. On 23 April the coffin was censed by the Bishops of Lincoln, Salisbury and Chester, and taken to the church of St. Lawrence in Ludlow beneath a canopy of black cloth with a white cross of gold, led by a banner bearing the prince's arms and accompanied by eighty torchbearers and banners painted with images of the Trinity, the Passion, the Virgin and St. George. The coffin was installed in a hearse erected in the church choir for the 'Dirige'. The following day the Lady, Trinity and Requiem Mass were sung, followed by a donation to the poor. The coffin was reinstalled in its carriage for the journey to Worcester, drawn by six horses with black trappings. On 25 April the coffin was installed in the chapel of Arthur's residence of Tickenhall, Bewdley, where he had married Katherine of Aragon, by proxy, for the 'Dirige.' The following day a Requiem Mass was sung followed by a donation to the poor. The Prince's coffin arrived at Worcester on 27 April. The coffin was met at the gate of the abbey yard where it was censed by the bishops of Lincoln, Salisbury, Chester and Worcester, and carried into the abbey church and installed in a hearse erected before the high altar. Arthur's funeral took place the following day, beginning with the Lady Mass at 8 a.m. followed by the Trinity and Requiem Mass. Following a sermon and a reading from the gospel of St. John, the coffin was then lowered into a grave to the south of the high altar. Members of the royal family did not attend the burial, which may be explained by what was called a local outbreak of illness, possibly the plague. Arthur was interred immediately south of the Worcester high altar, with the most senior position, i.e. before the high altar, being already occupied by King John. No records survive for the commissioning of the prince's tomb and the chantry chapel enclosing it. Arthur's tomb comprises a Purbeck marble tomb-chest and stands within an elaborate chantry chapel entered from the Sanctuary.
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On 3 Apr 2015 at 01:50 GMT Robin (Felch) Wedertz wrote:
This was the first husband of Catherine of Aragon, and the two profiles indeed represent the same person. Please take a look at the site above for the facts of his short life, and complete this merge to help with the royal ancestry. Thank you for your time and effort.
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